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Conversations with the Best Minds in Real Estate

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A podcast hosted by RCLCO Real Estate Consulting. The show that brings you illuminating interviews with today’s most relevant and motivating leaders throughout all corners of the real estate sector. Each episode will feature different masters in real estate, revealing challenging lessons they’ve learned, their secrets to success, and opinions regarding the state of the market. For more than 50 years RCLCO helps clients make strategic, effective, and enduring decisions about real estate investment, repositioning, planning, and development. Learn more about RCLCO at www.rclco.com.

A podcast hosted by RCLCO Real Estate Consulting. The show that brings you illuminating interviews with today’s most relevant and motivating leaders throughout all corners of the real estate sector. Each episode will feature different masters in real estate, revealing challenging lessons they’ve learned, their secrets to success, and opinions regarding the state of the market. For more than 50 years RCLCO helps clients make strategic, effective, and enduring decisions about real estate investment, repositioning, planning, and development. Learn more about RCLCO at www.rclco.com.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast hosted by RCLCO Real Estate Consulting. The show that brings you illuminating interviews with today’s most relevant and motivating leaders throughout all corners of the real estate sector. Each episode will feature different masters in real estate, revealing challenging lessons they’ve learned, their secrets to success, and opinions regarding the state of the market. For more than 50 years RCLCO helps clients make strategic, effective, and enduring decisions about real estate investment, repositioning, planning, and development. Learn more about RCLCO at www.rclco.com.

Twitter:

@RCLCO

Language:

English

Contact:

3103417157


Episodes

Best Minds: Ellen Klasson, Managing Director, RCLCO Real Estate Consulting

4/26/2022
In this podcast RCLCO welcomes Ellen Klasson to the firm, discussing her 20-year career journey, experience as a female leader in real estate, and insights into executive recruiting.

Duration:00:37:29

Best Minds: Eddie Lorin, Co-Founder & CEO, Alliant Strategic Development

3/28/2022
Managing Director Joshua Boren speaks with Alliant Strategic Development Co-Founder & CEO, Eddie Lorin, about his personal journey, including how an orphaned 17 year old became the co-founder of a multifamily real estate investment firm, as well as his passionate mission to increase affordable and workforce housing across the country.

Duration:00:36:20

Best Minds: Anne Olson, Chief Operating Officer, Centerspace

2/16/2022
Managing Director Eric Willett speaks with Centerspace’s Chief Operating Officer, Anne Olson, about growing up on a farm before starting a career as a lawyer. Olson discusses the value proposition that Centerspace is providing in their selected markets and addresses how the firm is creating the internal infrastructure to support increasingly critical ESG efforts.

Duration:00:37:43

Best Minds: Sandy Sigal, President & Chief Executive Officer, NewMark Merrill Companies

1/16/2022
Managing Director Joshua Boren speaks with NewMark Merrill Companies’ President & Chief Executive Officer, Sandy Sigal, about how learning computer programming at a young age led to a career in real estate. He also addresses the remarkable resiliency of consumer demand for in-store retail experiences, especially within the context of the rapid growth of e-commerce and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:42:19

Best Minds: RCLCO CEOs Review the Trends that Defined 2021

12/10/2021
In this special episode of Conversations with the Best Minds in Real Estate, Chief Executive Officer of RCLCO Fund Advisors, Taylor Mammen, speaks with Adam Ducker, Chief Executive Officer of RCLCO, about the state of the market, how RCLCO is helping clients respond, and what real estate practitioners can expect for 2022.

Duration:00:41:54

Best Minds Special Presentation: Real Estate Enterprise Strategy – Telling both the Big Stories and the Small Stories

11/22/2021
The big stories and macro-trends that every real estate company needs to be embracing.

Duration:00:45:56

Best Minds: Brian O’Looney, Principal, Torti Gallas + Partners

10/14/2021
Principal Kelly Mangold speaks with Torti Gallas + Partners’ Principal, Brian O’Looney, about starting a career as an intern for the legendary architect Cesar Pelli and choosing architectural design as an alternative to an automotive design career. O’Looney discusses the process of writing his book, Increments of Neighborhood: A Compendium of Built Types for Walkable and Vibrant Communities, and RCLCO’s contribution of original research and analysis.

Duration:00:28:08

Best Minds: Justin Papadakis, COO & Chief Real Estate Officer, United Soccer League

9/14/2021
Managing Director Joshua Boren speaks with United Soccer League’s Global Chair/Founder, Justin Papadakis, about starting a career working for real estate companies before transitioning to join the “family business” of USL. Papadakis discusses the changing landscape of live entertainment, the impacts on stadium and venue design, and how USL responds to these long-term trends. He addresses the complexity of stadium deals and the importance of creating partnerships with local communities across...

Duration:00:38:43

Best Minds Podcast: Earl Santee, Global Chair/Founder, Populous

8/26/2021
Chief Executive Officer Adam Ducker speaks with Populous’ Global Chair/Founder, Earl Santee, about what’s next in the decade ahead for venue development. Santee discusses Populous’ history of planning and designing Olympic venues through collaboration with local and international Olympics committees. He addresses the potential urbanizing impacts of venue development on surrounding neighborhoods and delves into how his firm has adapted to the challenges of the hybrid work model in an...

Duration:00:40:18

Best Minds Podcast: John Cecilian, Jr., CEO & Co-Founder, Cecilian Partners

7/22/2021
Managing Director Todd LaRue speaks with Cecilian Partners’ CEO & Co-Founder, John Cecilian, Jr. about his personal career journey and thoughts on the evolving homebuilding industry. Cecilian Jr. discusses beginning his career in retail before transitioning to the “family business” of real estate, and what lessons he learned that gave a unique perspective into that industry switch. He addresses the importance of equally prioritizing work, family, and self to create balance and grow as a...

Duration:00:49:41

Best Minds: Colby Cox, Founder & Managing Partner, Convergence Investments

6/30/2021
Managing Director Todd LaRue speaks with Convergence Investments’ Founder & Managing Partner, Colby Cox. Cox discusses his unique professional work history, starting the company at age 22 after finishing his undergraduate degree, falling in love with the pace and momentum of real estate dealmaking, and how he balances risk-taking between personal endeavors (such as paragliding and snowboarding) with the professional risk management of real estate development.

Duration:00:41:58

Best Minds: Warren Fields, President & CEO, Pyramid Hotel Group

5/27/2021
RFA CEO Taylor Mammen speaks with Pyramid Hotel Group’s President & CEO, Warren Fields. Fields discusses his career journey, from entering the workforce at Wendy’s, and going to Cornell. He addresses what operators and investors of other property types can learn about running a business from the hotel sector, and how traditional expectations about qualifications needed to succeed are changing throughout the industry.

Duration:00:32:36

Best Minds: Peter Pappas, CEO, Terwilliger Pappas

4/15/2021
RCLCO’s Chief Executive Officer, Adam Ducker, speaks with Terwilliger Pappas’ CEO, Peter Pappas. Pappas discusses growing up in Charlotte, South Carolina, starting a real estate career with The Bissell Companies, creating a business vision based on the broad long-term evolution of urban markets, and leading the industry in the shift to focus on the opportunities to take sophisticated mixed-use product to suburban markets.

Duration:00:46:51

Best Minds: Carlos Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer, Pellas Development

3/11/2021
RCLCO’s Chief Executive Officer, Adam Ducker, speaks with Pellas Development’s Chief Executive Officer, Carlos Hernandez, about the beginnings of Carlos’ career in real estate starting with growing up in Mexico and working as a construction manager, the unique impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic within Central America real estate markets, and the story of the primary housing market performance in the region throughout the most recent real estate cycle.

Duration:00:43:23

Best Minds: Looking Back and Thinking Forward Retrospective

2/15/2021
In this special episode, hear key insights from nine real estate leaders as we look back at how our Best Minds cohort adapts to shifting market dynamics in the past, present, and future. Hosted by Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives, Joshua Boren.

Duration:00:27:25

Best Minds: RCLCO Announces Generational Leadership Transition

1/25/2021
RCLCO Real Estate Advisors, announced today that after leading the firm for 40 years, CEO Gadi Kaufmann has transitioned to the role of Chairman, promoting long-term colleagues and fellow members of the Executive Committee, Taylor Mammen and Adam Ducker to CEOs of RCLCO’s business units.

Duration:00:12:42

Best Minds: Gary E. Mozer, Principal & Co-Founder, George Smith Partners

12/15/2020
RCLCO’s Director of Business Development, Joshua A. Boren, speaks with George Smith Partners’ Principal & Co-Founder, Gary E. Mozer, about managing expectations during this period of market uncertainty as transaction volume has slowed; his strategies for successfully balancing work, home, and community life; and the importance of mentoring the next generation of real estate practitioners through ULI and other professional organizations.

Duration:00:34:42

Best Minds: Karen Hollinger, SVP of Strategic Initiatives, AvalonBay Communities

11/30/2020
How is Avalon Bay changing their business model to respond to the challenges and opportunities of 2020 and beyond? In this episode, RCLCO Managing Director, Charles A. Hewlett, speaks with AvalonBay Communities’ SVP of Strategic Initiatives, Karen Hollinger, about her career journey from overseas consulting to domestic real estate, how automation and PropTech is disrupting the multifamily sector, and the impact of the pandemic on the rental apartment industry. She also describes how...

Duration:00:56:53

Best Minds: Philip Jalufka, CEO, Legacy International

10/22/2020
In this episode, RCLCO Managing Director, Todd LaRue, speaks with Legacy International CEO, Philip Jalufka, about the process of selecting the right developers and projects to work with; the strategy behind creating a vertically-integrated capital deployment arm of the business; and how Legacy International has responded to COVID-19 through enhanced communication and a full embrace of the digital transformationthat is fundamentally changing the business world.

Duration:00:46:35

Best Minds: Amy Cara, Managing Partner, East West Partners

9/24/2020
RCLCO Fund Advisors Managing Director, Cyndi Thomas, speaks with East West Partners Managing Partner, Amy Cara, about migrating to real estate after studying finance and accounting; the balancing act of maintaining stewardship of the land, investors, and the community-at-large; and how to determine alignment for potential partnerships.

Duration:01:02:40